11 years, Together and Still Counting

AMEN SISTER (MAY I CALL YOU THAT?) I GREW UP UNITED METHODIST THE CHURCH HAS BENT OVER BACKWARDS TO IDENTIFY WITH ALL SORTS OF PEOPLE GROUPS AND TRIBES.

No Half Measures

Eleven (11) years ago, on August 9, 2008, Elliot and I got married. We’d known each other for approximately two (2) years when we got married, so we’ve known one another for about thirteen (13) years. Sometimes that feels like yesterday and sometimes it feels like we’ve known each other forever.

When Elliot and I got married, we were both established in our careers and many of the people we celebrated with were colleagues. We were married in the church where we were then members, First United Methodist Church of Downtown Orlando (FUMCO). When we began dating, finding a church where we were both comfortable was a big deal given our differing backgrounds. We found a home at FUMCO, even though the one precious elderly man who shouted “Amen” at various intervals along with the infrequent clapping was unnerving for Elliot at times. He was wont to whisper to me…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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